President Jonathan Relieves NHIS Executive Sec Of His Appointment


STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENT JONATHAN RELIEVES NHIS EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF HIS APPOINTMENT, CONFIRMS GWARZO AS DG SEC President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has relieved the Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Dr. Femi Thomas of his appointment with immediate effect. The President has also approved

AIT barred from covering Buhari events

General Muhammadu Buhari President-elect, General ‎Muhammadu Buhari has barred the African Independent Television (AIT) from covering his activities, citing issues of “ethics and standard” that need to be sorted out with the broadcast medium.

Nigeria denies recalling S.African envoys

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria Nigeria on Monday denied recalling its envoy​s​ from South Africa as a result of the xenophobic attacks on foreign citizens in the country.

Malaria: End in sight as WHO sets to approve 1st human vaccine


THE end to malaria infection is in sight as the first malaria vaccine candidate to reach phase-3 of clinical testing, and found to partially protect children against the disease up to four years after vaccination, is set to be available by October this year, scientists have reported. The post Malaria:

Kogi Radio station bombed, 4 killed

There was a bomb blast on TAO FM in Okene, Kogi State, last night at about 8pm which had 4 people, suspected to be security personnel killed.The radio station which was located at the centre of Okene town, which is the headquarters of Kogi Central Senatorial District has been reduced to nothing. The radio

Family members and supporters of the condemned 9 drug traffickers in Indonesia say their final goodbye

Some families and supporters of the Bali 9 condemned drug traffickers arrived at Cilacap port to say their final goodbye.Andrew Chan who married his partner Febyanti Herewila yesterday inside the prison on 'death Island' said it was a bitter sweet time for him while Myuran Sukumaran's famiy members were there for him. Myuran's sister

Editorial: 5 years of unyielding commitment and fulfilment

(Five years ago, we hit the newspaper market, determined to carve a niche for ourselves in entertainment journalism. Photo: NECLive) Five years ago, we hit the newspaper market, determined to carve a niche for ourselves in entertainment journalism.

FAAN Should Be Serious


WE expect the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, should know the importance of its business of managing airports. Why is it unconcerned over incidents that make airports unavailable for use because either its workers are on strike, or they are taking the laws into their hands by stopping airlines

PIPELINE SURVEILLANCE: Isoko HOSTCOM, ex-militants, issue seven-day ultimatum to FG


ISOKO chapter of Host Communities of Nigeria, HOSTCOM and some ex-militants from the area in Delta State, have issued a seven-day ultimatum to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC and the Federal Government to address what they termed the marginalization of Isoko people in pipeline surveillance contracts, else they would be